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If you’ve been keeping up with our doings, you’ve probably heard about our Child-Friendly Faith Communities Designation Program. Now we’re launching a funding campaign that allows you to contribute directly to this unique curriculum! Specially designed for faith communities, the Designation Program teaches about child development and all forms of maltreatment. It… Read More

Featured Faith Community: Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch

Note: When we wrote this blog post, the CFFP had no idea that Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch had a long history of severe abuse and neglect. We stand by this post, which describes the good work that Boys Ranch does for young people today. However, we believe that all institutions… Read More

“Parents rights” advocates have scored a victory now that Idaho has passed House Bill 113. But what does it mean for Idaho’s children?

“Parents rights” advocates have scored a victory now that Idaho has passed House Bill 113. But what does it mean for Idaho’s children?

On April 2, Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter signed into law House Bill 113 known as the “parents rights” bill. It will become law on July 1 of this year. The bill was one of many similar pieces of legislation being lobbied around the country by the Home School Legal Defense Association, whose mission… Read More

#ProjectIdaho: Press Coverage

March 2, 2015 Faith-Healer Parents Who Let Their Child Die Should Go to Jail The New Republic, by Jerry A. Coyne March 2, 2015 Poll: Parental Rights Bill? No The Spokesman-Review March 2, 2015 Parental rights are sacred … except when they’re not Watchdog.org, by Wayne Hoffman   March 2,… Read More

In Memoriam: The CFFP Remembers Rev. Keith Wright

In Memoriam: The CFFP Remembers Rev. Keith Wright

The Child-Friendly Faith Project has lost a wise, compassionate, and courageous advisor. On January 9, Rev. Keith Wright, who had served congregations for nearly sixty years, passed away. Many people in the Austin community loved Keith as a pastor and as a friend. He was absolutely devoted to his family,… Read More

We’re off to a great start in 2015!

We’re off to a great start in 2015!

The Child-Friendly Faith Project is excited about the new year! Looking back, we accomplished a lot in 2014. We completed development of our Charter Member designation program, a curriculum designed exclusively for faith communities. We held our first raffle giveaway. And our conference presented more than twice as many speakers… Read More

The Child-Friendly Faith Project Giveaway is Here!

The CFFP is excited to announce our first raffle giveaway, and we have some amazing prizes to give away to 4 lucky winners! Actually though, it’s not all based on luck, because you increase your chances of winning just by spreading the word about the CFFP and our work. So, like us on Facebook, tweet… Read More